Fragrant orchid   Gymnadenia conopsea   Orchis moucheron

Fragrant-orchid-in-France
Fragrant-orchid-in-France

Presence in France. See link below.


Height. 20cm to 60cm


Leaves. Long, narrow and lanceolate and vary from 3 to 7. The leaf color is gray-green. Size of leaf: width 1 to 2 cm, length 10 – 25 cm.


Flowers. Dense cylindrical spikes with up to 50 flowers per spike. Distinctive three lobed lip and long spurs. Usually shades of pink but occasionally white.


Flowering period. May -July


Soil type. Usually calcareous soils. Full sun or partial shade.


Protection. 

  • Liste des espèces végétales protégées en Corse : Article 1